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korea to india, down to australia. narrator: the company needed centralocation, but that alone wouldoteenough t. a number of cities could claim toe cad near the center of the thriving asian region. in the end, hewlett-packard chose the tiny island state,sing. soin: one of the main reasons we are in singapore is because of the infrastructure. singapore is very centrally located in asia. in addition, we have very good air, sea, rail and port facilities that allow us to bring things in and take things out very quickly and very efficiently. narrator: singapore has the largest container-handling seaport in the world-- number one in sheer tonnage moved and second only to hong kong in container traffic. singapore's location on the stit of malacca puts it on one of the most important transport routes in the world. woman: singapore sits right at the tip of the peninsula of malaysia. it's kind of in between the south china sea as well as the indian ocean. a lot of ships that want to go from the pacific ocean to the indian ocean, they all have to come down through singapore and then cross
economic partner for austr australia and will remain so in the future but in a dynamic and changing region it's time to take the next step. it's time to seal the deal on the free trade agreement. >> she also referred to regional security issues. she said they must work together to balance rising asian powers. she wants to use the g-20 summit and the asia pacific cooperation forum to work with japan on security issues. >>> japan imports more than 50% of its nickel from indonesia. they plan to ban 14 times of ore. such an embargo would hurt japan's economy. he hopes the ban will boost indones indonesian industry. the ministers agreed to continue talks over the issue. >>> members of a u.s. congressional panel want to keep some chinese telecom out of the american markets for security reasons. they are warning government agencies not to use products made by two of china's top technology firms. they say the firms may be involved in espionage activities. they are major global suppliers of mobile devices. nhk obtained a copy of the report. the document criticized the companies for being unwilling
in australia, both with european roots, they gave me every opportunity imaginable. i was a dream child, just don't ask them. [laughter] today, with the marvels of technology, design by innovative americans, they get to watch this in australia. they taught me to dream. they taught me to never give up. my father instilled in me to never fear any man or have any master other than god. my mother instilledded in me the need to care and protect those weaker than i. they taught me the virtue of confidence, even at the expense of the perception of arrogance. they taught me to make the most of every second of life, and i'm proud to say that i've done that as much as humanly possible. i live in australia, and i travel to america frequently. if i could move here tomorrow, i would. it may sound strange, but i have often felt as if i were an american trapped in an australian body. [laughter] such is my empathy and appreciation of american culture. it's that culture of optimism, support, and boldness. don't get me wrong, i love my country very dearly, and i'm prepared to pay the ultimate sacrifice for it.
japan to sign a trade agreement. gillard spoke in sydney to support the anniversary of the japan/australia business conference. >> japan is a critically important economic partner for australia and will remain so in the future. but in a dynamic and changing region, it's time to take the next step. it's time to seal the deal on the free trade agreement. >> gillar did said australia and japan must work together. she says she wants to use the g20 summit and the asia pacific economic cooperation forum to work with japan on security issues. >>> japan's trade minister is asking the indonesian government to think of a plan to ban exports of ores and nickel. edino met for the economy in tokyo. indonesia plans to ban exports of 14 types of ore from 2014. japan uses nickel ore to make stainless steel. hata says he hopes his government will boost stris. he asked for edino's understanding. indonesia put an export tax on the ores earlier this year. they failed to narrow their differences but agreed to continue talks over the issue. >>> some children wake up and cringe at the thought of heading into the
for the philippines in their long battle with rebels? tracking the whereabouts of a sex offender. western australia has allowed parents to access its list of convicted pedophiles. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the evening in manila, 4:00 in the afternoon in islamabad. the pakistani teenager malala yousafzai is being flown to the uk for specialist treatment after being shot in the head last week by the taliban because the 14-year-old was campaigning for the right of girls to go to school for. she need prolonged care including intensive be rehabilitation. with the taliban still threatening to kill her if she survives, the case has horrified many people in pakistan and around the world. now the latest. >> she began her journey in the early hours. doctors say they have done everything they can and now will rely on the u.k. to help oust. -- out. the teenager had been well known for writing a diary describing life under the pakistani in the swat valley. last week as she traveled home from school in a minibus packed with her classmates, a gunman shot her in the hip. she was in serious condition ever sinc
and australia, but on your travels at the moment, what do you think of the rather nonlinear as you put it in your notes, this nonlynn krer progress where we're at, the ecb waiting. economics is getting worse. >> well, actually, let me start with the last point you made. and the very latest marginal information, yesterday's pmi -- >> slightly better than the flash number. >> spanish unemployment number is almost definitely a bit of a lagging indicator. the bounce in italy in particular was interesting and a further modest improvement in spain. the level of spain and italy's pmi is now higher, so everybody is highly focused on the spanish thing, but surely it's gist a matter of when they are in a program. i'm not sure if it's the big cutting edge story anymore. >> italian paper is going to give some of the best returns this year. 20%. >> you know, the underlying thing i believe post-super mario when he launched his comments here in london before the owe h olympics, there should have been a shift in investments' thinking. instead of selling the policy induced rally, i think now you should
. >>> australia's central bank has decided to cut its key interest rate for the third time this year to shore up the economy. the reserve bank of australia is worried about the fallout from slowing growth in the world. the rba decided on tuesday to lower the benchmark rate by 0.25 percentage points to 3.25% effective on wednesday. over the past five mos, it has cut the rate by a total of one percentage point. in a statement, governor glen stevens expressed concerns about the effects of austerity programs in europe and slower growth in china, which is australia's major iron ore importer. he said the country's labor market has softened somewhat and that its growth outlook for next year has become a little weaker. >>> the u.s. federal reserve chief says he'll keep pumping money into the economy. chairman ben bernanke says this round of quantitative easing will continue until he sees an improvement in the job situation. >> we would continue securities purchases and employ other policy tools until the outlook for the job market improves substantially in a context of price stability. >> bernanke said
giant leap for mankind. scientists say australia's great barrier reef has lost more than half the coral cover in the past 27 years and worn of further damage in the next decade. the australian institute of marine science released a report tuesday saying a number of reeves has gone from 100 to 47 since 1985. experts blame the rapid increase in crown of thornz star fish which eat the coral. they found that ocean warming is a major cause of coral bleaching and prevents the coral from recovering from cyclone damage and they worry that it could halve againy the next decade if current trends continue. >> we believe if we can take action, the crown of thorn star fish, it may leave the reef in a position that can better withstand the climactic impact. >> the great barrier reef extends more than 2,000 kilometers off the coast of northeastern australia and is a world heritage site. >>> a gallery of japanese art has opened at an art museum in melbourne, australia. a ceremony was held on tuesday for the opening of the paulen gander gallery of japanese art named after gandel who donated her collecti
in attendance. tourists from australia made up the largest portion of foreign victims. >> we will hold fast to that which remains, to our determination of a free people to explore the world unbowed by fear, to our resolve to defeat terrorism, and to our duty to care for each other. >> reporter: the bombing took place one year after the september 11th terrorist attacks in the u.s. the incident pressed the indonesian government to demonstrate to its people and the international community its determination to confront extremist groups. indonesian police determined that the bomb attack had been the work of southeast asia-based terrorist network jamaah islamiyah. police investigation led to the capture of hups of suspects with some killed in gunfights. in 2008, three convicts, including a bomber, were executed. speaking at the ceremony, which was covered by the international media, the indonesian foreign minister underlined that the majority of the muslims in the country are moderates who support tolerance of other faiths. indonesia has the largest muslim population in the world. >> this remembr
part of australia is opening access to an on-line register of convicted sex offenders. duncan kennedy has this report. >> named and shamed, where australians can go to find out if they have a convicted sex offender living near them. these are not actual offenders because it is a fence to publicize their faces. but if parents have over their name and driver's license as id, they can access the real site. >> it would have been confidential information and would not have been away. >> the scheme has been launched in western australia. visitors are given the names of any pedophiles' missing from their area along with photographs and distinguishing features. they won't be given exact addresses. >> i would like to put out there for parents, where there is no substitute for common sense and parental supervision. >> requests have to be approved by the police, but they will have to provide good reason to deny access. >>/tires and break windows, how these things will flow and they will have no effect remedy. >> is one of the few countries to allow public access. after the british girl went miss
much control do you really have? >>> the force is a tv show in australia. similar to our show "cops." cameras follow along live police action. here, cameras are following two officers, the call came in for a burglary. a person came home, saw their back window busted out and a man standing in the house with a gun. so here are the police showing up to the scene. [ yelling ] >> put it down! put it down now! >> that's officer magnus walsh. at gun-point. he has cameron francis kely. and he believes that cameron francis kelly has a weapon. he tells him multiple times in the video, put it down. >> put it down, put it down! >> put it down! >> ficer walsh claimsct to drop least ten times. what happened? [ gunshots ] >> officer walsh fires three shots, hits the suspect twice. once in the abdomen, once in the forearm. the suspect survived. but claims that walsh was just a trigger-happy cop. >> did he have a gun or not? >> he did have a gun, a replica gun. it was not a real gun. the suspect claims as he went to put the gun down that's when the officer shot. he said he was only told once or twic
on the busy hongkong harbor killed at least 37 people. >> a new study shows australia's great barrier reef is in a serious state of decline. >> george is entering uncharted waters, perhaps the first democratic change of government since the collapse of the soviet union more than 20 years it. >> president mikheil saakashvili will stay in office, but his party has lost parliamentary elections to the opposition party, the georgian dream. now you'll have to get along with a new prime minister who ran a bitter campaign against him. >> batman is a once elusive millionaire who only wanted to politics last year. we will find out more about hamper our correspondent in moscow in just a moment. first, this report. >> it georgians will cut to the prospect of a new parliament. it's the first time since independence that an election rather than a revolution has led to the transfer of power. >> i expect improvements and laws so that children will be happy. i don't know how he will behave and what he will do for the people, but i see the people are hopeful. >> we expect things to get better. expect new th
you fired. >>> check this out. in australia three dozen giant dishes were unveiled today. together they form the world's fastest radio telescope. officials hope to discover 700,000 new super galaxies and could pick up signals before earth existed. >>> a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free contraception for three years saw cases of abortion drop from 66% to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> now to wall street. the dow closed at 13,575 after gaining 80 points yesterday. the s&p was up ten, the nasdaq added 14. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei inched up 38 points while in hong song the hang seng climbed 104. >>> the s&p is on the cusp of a five-year high. barring any surprises from september's jobs report, it could hit that high today. experts predict about 115,000 jobs were added last month. weekly cl
have two reports on how schools in two country, australia and the u.s., are tackling the problem. first nhk world's hiromi kurosak reports. >> reporter: this is has set up a program to get students to confront the issue of bullying and look at the way to tackle it. >> what kind of characteristics might the person have that leads them to get bullied a little bit? a reason? sorry? [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: professor ken rigby is one of australia's leading authorities on bullies. on this day, he's been invited to lead a class addressing the issue. he gets the students to give their opinions on why bullying happens and how they can stop it. >> what might he do? what might he say? >> stop? >> stop. yes. what else? >> go and look for someone? >> go and look for? >> a teacher. >> a teacher. yeah. you're bringing the staff in. >> reporter: professor rigby says that standards play a key role in stopping bullies. >> the research does show that 50% of the time the bullying stops. but when they do say something, then the bullying is likely to stop. >> you can prevent that by staking out someone o
of a much larger telescope array that will stretch across areas of australia and south africa. the two countries were chosen earlier this year after a long search for the perfect location. eventually, there will be thousands of these instruments put together by fiber optics. the project is so big that it will not be completed until the year 2024. of australia and south africa one and the right to stay to this structure. the information will be shared by scientists around the world. the square kilometre away, the official name of what is a super telescope, is a $9 billion project over the next 50 years. computers needed to process the data will be the equivalent of 1 billion desktops. the infrastructure might be ambitious on a galactic scale. >> this is gmt from bbc world news. our main story this hour, the u.n. security council has condemned silly and for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians -- condemned syria for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians. the first presidential debate in the u.s. what a time for government figures to come out. >> obama did not d
where the challenge exists even in australia is the steps to which the government in trusts teachers to perform in classrooms every single day. what we learn from high performing countries -- ontario, a shanghai, hong kong -- there's a great deal of trust in teachers. they have it upgraded one of -- i have a great deal of autonomy in teaching in the classroom. less performing countries tend to micromanage. >> so, it is thinking we know what is best in the classroom? >> that is correct. that has been shown to not be the case. certainly the government should set broad parameters. thereafter, the actual curriculum, assessing the curriculum, reporting on the curriculum, there should be a great deal of professional autonomy for teachers in order to do that. >> so, trust is important? >> absolutely. >> thinking back home, are there unions involved in the umbrella of the teaching profession? >> we are pretty involved. what we have learned from this summit, those high performing countries, those unions are enter cooled to the success. if you -- integral to the success. need to involve the pr
with india, its relations with australia, japan, australia, the united states. there are a whole series of triangles and four-pointed diamonds that one could imagine to do different things. and it seems to me the most flexible organizations and the ones that are probably most productive in the world are not the grand alliances with grand charters and treaties but the very practical arrangements for cooperation. >> that was michael clarke, director general at the royal united services institute for defense and security studies. >>> japanese officials say the united states must do more in the wake of a rape case in okinawa than impose a nighttime curfew on its servicemen. the demand was made at meeting in tokyo of the two countries' foreign ministry officials. at a meeting of the joint committee, japanese officials said the incident is extremely regrettable and should never have happened. they also called for greater discipline not only for servicemen stationed in japan but also for those on temporary assignment like the two arrested. japan also ask that the u.s. undertake a drastic revie
one of the world's most popular natural attractions is this appearing fast. australia's great barrier reef has lost more than half its coral in the last three decades. a report by the australian institute of marine science says the number of reefs has dropped from 100 to 47. since 1985. the scientists identified two main causes of coral decline. the crown of thorn star fish is growing rapidly in number. the fish feed on the coral. and ocean warming is bleaching the coral. the scientists say this prevents the reef from recovering after cyclone damage. they worn coral cover could halve again by the end of the next decade if current trends continue. >> we believe that if we can take action on one of the things we can directly control, the crown of thorn starfish, it may leave the reef in a position where it can better withstand some of these climatic impacts. >> the reef extends more than 2,000 kilometers off the coast of northeastern australia. >>> officials and locals in india pulled together to pull one endangered species from the mud. they spent ten hours digging an indian rhinoceros
the case in the real estate industry in queensland, australia. here's a few examples. >> so hot, take your gear off before you get inside. check it out. >> nice. >> scantily clad real estate agent kieran grey. >> cool. >> so hot, this won't be on the market for long. >> this sold after this ad. he's not the only one in australia to us this sort of marketgto showck this one out. [ panting ] >> help me. >> now we've got your attention again. do you want to buy a house? >> this is an ad for a property from the real estate team of ian adams and adrian jenkins. it's like a straight-up action movie, thriller, adventure that also shoppes out of the property. >> can you describe the home place? >> it's a three-level home, contemporary design. open plan living. gourmet kitchen. >> all of those amenities and also two girls making out on the balcony. >> why would you want to go live in the house where the kidnap girl was handcuffed? >> hope she's still there'shoping those two blonds on the balcony are still there when you move in, too. both of these video, super viral. this one over 1 million views.
, australia. three tasmanian devils got away. itchy, scratchy and gangous. a tree fell. >> and they made their escape. >> scratchy was caught by two fellas you see here. >> that's scratchy, once they got him back to the house. >> like -- screaming! >> yes. >> that is a tasmanian devil. tasmanian devils are known for the ferocious sounds that they make and of the guys who caught up with this crazy tasmanian devil escapee talked to 7 news in australia. >> the devil's getting out last week, heard about them. tracked it down. caught it. >> there it was sitting there. sort of jumped in. picked it up. >> took him home. called the zoo and waiting for them to come get him and look what he did to their place. >> that is a bathroom wall where he just dug through it. >> well, that makes sense. when you see the cartoons with tasmanian devil, tears through thing. look. what would you expect? >> very true to life, those cartoons. >> yeah. >> whew! sounds possessed. >> yes. why they call it the tasmanian devil. >>> firefighters in st. louis get a call for a working structure fire. soon as they come out
accent) south carolina and of course (southern accent) australia. >> jon: (laughs) that's how australians say australia? >> they do if they're from south carolina, jon, yes. >> jon: pronouncing these different regions like you're a sophomore just back from a semester abroad is pretentious. it's a little dickish. >> jon, this is no time for name calling and, in fact, governor romney understands john oliver's frustration. (laughter) it's a feeling that's been nagging at him since he was a scrappy little street rat selling papers for tuppence in chittany square. can. (laughter) (cheers and applause) >> jon: what? >> (in a cockney accent) that's the life wot i lived! romney for prere (cheers and applause). >> jon: welcome back. my guest tonight, his new fame is called "chasing mavericks." >> i want to ride that wave. i want to that i can that drop. >> it's not gonna happen. >> why not? >> because untrained boys don't step in the ring with mike tyson, that's why. >> i can handle it! >> you don't just do it. buddy, i've been surfing that break for 20 years. do you have any idea how much strengt
flight from australia when the captain dropped down from 37,000 feet to 5,000 feet. then he asked people to look out the window and see if they could find something, this yacht. officials asked the air canada flight if it could help out and the people on board did. passengers and crews spotted him. authorities eventually arrived to pick up the sailor. total time from when he sent off the signal to when he was spotted by the plane, 25 minutes. >>> today's shout out goes to mrs. raider's social studies classes in warren hill in washington, new jersey. the u.s. presidential election is extra additionally held on what day of the week? here we go. is it monday, tuesday, wednesday, or saturday? you've got three seconds. go. the presidential election is held on a tuesday following the first monday in november. that's your answer and that's your shout out. >>> tuesday is also when new video games are released. the new halo comes out on tuesday, november 6th. that date, the day of the u.s. presidential election. this was the kind of line that formed when halo 3 game out in 2007. people going to s
anniversary of the japan/aust rai australia business conference. >> japan is a critically important economic partner for australia and will remain so in the future. but in a dynamic and changing region, it's time to take the next step. it's time to seal the deal on the free trade agreement. >> gillard also referred to regional security issues. she said australia and japan must work together to balance rising asian powers such as china and india. she said she wants to use the g-20 summit and the asia pacific economic cooperation forum to work with japan an security jap asking indonesian government to rethink a plan to ban exports of nickel and other ores. japan imports more than 50% of its nickel from indonesia. edano met indonesia's coordinating minister for the economy in tokyo. indonesia plans to ban exports of 14 types of ore from 2014. edano said such an embargo would hurt japan's economy. japan uses nickel ore to make stainless steel. he says he hopes his government will boost indonesian industries and asked for edano's understanding. indonesia imposed a 20% export tax on the 14 ores ea
hardworking parents and australia both with european routes gave me every opportunity imaginable. i was the dream child. [laughter] today with the marvels of technology they can watch this in australia. they taught me to dream. to never give up. my father and still did me not to have any master. mother instill the need to care and protect those weaker than i. they taught me the purchase of confidence at the expense of the perception of arrogance to make the most of every second of life. i am proud to say i have done that as much as possible. i live in australia and travel to america of frequently. it may sound strange but i often feel as if i were an american trapped in the list trillion body. [laughter] and such is my empathy and caprice station for american culture -- appreciation from american culture. don't get me wrong. i love my country dearly. and to pay the ultimate sacrifice itoh almost all that i am to australia. it is a victim as the country perhaps the greatest those that wish to lead to color between the lines without the appetite for risk. australians can also be harsh
. that is a fact that can not be ignored. liz: you are doing business in a lot of countries but not australia. in fact australia's government banned you guys from bidding on a high speed national network because they had concerns about cyber attacks coming out of china. when you look at the actual report here in the united states, some of the allegation, again we stress allegations, are that you have members of the government inside your company and china middle east -- chinese communist. china is run by economist. did not come you any of thes. that brings up concerns whether you guys are somehow putting in so-called back doors so you can peer in and see and sensitive got contracts shouldn't be offered up to you guys? >> well in the case of australia, huawei actually counts as customers every major operator in australia, our gear is employed in australia. liz: not at government level. >> in terms of broadband network decision made it was unfortunate. you have the 12 broadband projects huawei is involved in all of them, including the u.k., new zealand and elsewhere. the argument there are some
barrier reef off of australia but its coral is quickly disappearing. we'll look at what's killing off the reef. there are a lot of warning lights and sounds vying for your attention. so we invented a warning you can feel. introducing the all-new cadillac xts. available with a patented safety alert seat. when there's danger you might not see, you're warned by a pulse in the seat. it's technology you won't find in a mercedes e-class. the all-new cadillac xts has arrived, and it's bringing the future forward. >>> storms, too many coral eating star fish and coral bleaching. research scientists in australia say these are the three factors most responsible for the great barrier reef's disappearing act. it has lost half of its coral in just the past 27 years. earlier today, jon gunn said man's impact on the reef is easily traceable. >> we have in the corals a wonderful library of what we've done to the great barrier reef. there's some corals that live for many thousands of years and we found through some of the sites we do we can drill holes in the center of these corals and look at annual g
controversy here in australia, and while trying to protect peter, julie girard used it to try to turn it back on tony abbott in regards to his attitude toward women, and she delivered a speech widely regarded as her best parliamentary performance, one that went viral around the world. >> i call the prime minister. >> thank you very much, deputy speaker, and i rise to oppose the motion raised by the leader of the opposition, and in so doing i say to the lead leader of the opposition, i will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny about this man, i will not -- >> order! >> not now, not ever. the leader of the opposition says that people who hold sexist views and are misogynists are not appropriate for high office. well, i hope the leader of the opposition has got a piece of paper, and he is writing out his resignation, because if he wants to know what misogyny looks like in modern australia, he doesn't need a motion in the house of representatives, he needs a mirror. that's what he needs. let's go through the repulsive double standards, repulsive double standards when it comes to misogyny and
.s. consulate in libya. >> woodruff: we look at new findings showing australia's great barrier reef has lost half its coral in the last 27 years. >> ifill: and we close with snapshots of three of this year's macarthur genius award winners, each with a unique view of war. >> people tend to look at the military, they tend to look at war and they tend to look at conflict as something very black and white. it's not like that at all. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: creating new enriching experiences. through intel's philosophy of "invest you for the future" we're helping bring these new capabilities to market. we're investing billions of dollars in r&d around the globe to have the heart of tomorrow's innovations. by investing toy in technologicalled advances here at intel, we can help make a better tomorrow. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... t
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